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May 2, 2014 5:30pm PDT
, and energy. germany relies on russian energy, but merkel agreed to this to include it as long as her country's inevitable economic pain is shared with other countries. now, today's little meeting with president and merkel didn't go so well, apparently. the president still walking on egg shells over the whole nsa revelation that the u.s. spied on chancellor merkel. asked whether somehow she has trust that has been rebuilt with the president, she dodged simply saying, we have a few difficulties yet to overcome. lester? >> chuck todd tonight at the white house. thanks. >>> house speaker john boehner began appointing a committee today to investigate the september 11, 2012, attack on the u.s. diplomatic post in benghazi, libya, that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. and separately the republican chairman of the house oversight committee, darrell issa, subpoenaed secretary of state john kerry to testify about the administration's response to the attack. skipping the usual step of issuing an official invitation to appear. a release of internal white house e-mails with n
May 2, 2014 7:00am PDT
, to the white house. germany is one of our strongest allies, and angela is one of my closest partners. with her indulgence, i want to start by making two brief comments. first, as president, my top priority is doing everything that we can to create more jobs and opportunity for hard-working families, for our economic strength is a source of strength in the world. this morning we learned that our business has created 273,000 new jobs last month. all told our businesses have now created 9.2 million new jobs over 50 consecutive months of job growth. the grit and determination of the american people are moving us forward, but we have to keep a relentless focus on job creation and creating more opportunities for working families. there's plenty more that congress should be doing, from raising the minimum wage to creating good construction jobs, rebuilding america. and i want to work with them wherever i can, but i keep acting on my own wherever i must to make sure every american who works hard has the chance to get ahead. second point, i also want to say on behalf of the american people that our tho
May 2, 2014 6:00am PDT
implications germany has major trade and get one-third of their natural gas there and merkel very close to putin. her loyalties will certainly be tested to the west or to russia. important meeting there today, guys. we'll let you know what happens. >>> also happening now, the search for the missing malaysian jetliner continues. next week officials will meet to figure out the next step in finding that jet. now we're hearing the audio recordings of the flight crew right before 370 disappeared. >> malaysian 370 -- >> good night 370. >> a standard handoff. the malaysian government said the vietnamese controllers did not tell them the plane was missing until 17 minutes after it disappeared from their radar. experts say that's too long. eight weeks and no wreckage has been found. >> still so tragic not to know where it is. >>> affect the perimeter to try to figure out how to improve security in response to that south bay stow away. swalwell asked to assess the pim perimeters and last month the teenager hopped the fence and managed to wander around the airport undetected and even made it into
May 2, 2014 5:00am PDT
is applying serious pressure to impose german sanctions on russia, however, germany receives one-third of their oil and gas from russia, merkel will come down on vladimir putin is yet to be seen as they are huge economic implications in doing so for her. we'll watch that closely. scott and laura. >> thank you. >>> are you feeling a little pain at the pump? help could actually soon be on the way. live in san jose where gas prices are expected to fall this summer. it's even surprising to me to say because i'm always talking about them going up this time of year, bob. >> they have been going up if you look at the past month we've seen a jump from 25 and 30 cents and there is this analyst that saying prices have peaked and over the next couple months instead of seeing them stabilize or go up maybe we can see them drop 40 to 50 cents which is welcome news for anyone who drives a car. >> pretty high. they're pretty high. i pay here about 50 cents more per gallon than i do in ohio. >> you're glad you don't live in california. >> that's the truth. other than the weather. >> these are ove
May 2, 2014 4:00am PDT
russian president putin told germany's chancellor that ukraine should withdraw its military from the eastern and southern parts of the country. president obama will meet with german chancellor angela merkel later today. >>> alarming news about greenhouse gases on our planet. new tests show the level of caon dioxide in our atmosphere is now at its highest in human history. one scientist told the san francisco chronicle, it is time to stop building things with tail pipes and smokestacks. >>> here they are. horses and jockeys getting ready for this weekend's kentucky derby. an unpredictable field this year. almost anybody could win in the two-minute race. prerace coverage begins at noon eastern, 9:00 pacific on nbc sports network. don't miss race coverage beginning at 4:00 p.m. eastern, 1:00 pacific, here on nbc. >>> in health news, a problem that keeps millions of americans up all night. now the fda approved a new pacemaker like device to treat sleep apnea. it happens when throat and tongue muscles relax blocking airwaves. the implant keep the air ways open by zapping them with an
Apr 28, 2014 6:00am PDT
for medical reasons but germany is also urging russia to try to use its influence to get these people released. now, critics say the sanctions need to be broader, not just against individuals, not just against a few companies, but against broader parts of the russian economy, like the four largest banks in russia. president obama says they still got more sanctions in their pock pocket. scott? >> tracie, talking about high-tech sanctions. >> right, exactly. but the secretary of state, which is where this came from, and the u.s. government, the obama administration believes it's the easiest way to try to squeeze russia into changing course. basically what they said this morning, scott, is that russia has done nothing, absolutely nothing toward its obligation after the geneva meeting to end this violence. they think that russia is pushing these militants in these eastern cities and could use this considerable influence to do the opposite, but is not. that is why we're seeing the actions that some here in capitol hill say are still willfully inadequate. >> tracie potts in washington, thank you. >>
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